Why does anything connected to IT have to be so much trouble? No sooner is the blog up and running than other bits of the website start creaking at the seams - Apologies for anything that has gone missing, and we hope it’ll be up and running soon.
So, what with the website glitches, preparations for our Council Meeting here in Brussels, and a board meeting, it’s been a rather frantic time. And in the middle of it came the news, late last night, that ECFR had won Prospect magazine’s award for “best UK-based think tank of the year dealing with non-UK affairs” - great news, although our offices in Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Sofia and Rome might have something to say about the ‘UK-based’ bit of the award…
Apparently there’s a trophy involved, and Anthony and Hans, who managed to show up at the award ceremony last night, are hopefully carrying it aloft on the Eurostar from London as we speak.
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